This is a fun blog challenge. It’s called the 777 Challenge. The rules are simple. Go to page 7 of your WIP, scroll down to line 7, and share the next 7 sentences in a blog post. After the excerpt tag 7 other writers to continue the challenge.
This is from A Deadly Yearning. Because you get thrown into the story later, I’ll give you a little context… Aubrey and her husband Lee were just involved in a car crash. Their SUV smashed through the side of a covered bridge and landed in a wooded field, below. Aubrey wakes alone. It’s dark. Lee is nowhere in sight. The SUV landed upside-down, and the headlights blaze a slash of yellow across the snow.
Am I dead?
Incredulous, she touched her cheek, lips, forehead, and then raised her palm in front of her eyes. Warm blood leaked down her fingers, snaked across her wrist and the soft underbelly of her forearm. The unknown toyed with her thoughts. Her mind went on high alert, sounds amplified in a hauntingly quiet forest.
A faint knocking sound reverted her attention, and she shifted her eyes to the left. A baby’s car seat wobbled…back and forth…the backrest striking a rock protruding from the snow, like a demon escaping hell.
Now it’s time for me to tag 7 others, though I’ll be hard pressed to find 7 writers who haven’t done this challenge, and like this sort of thing. But here goes…